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New Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Weight Loss Product Said To Shed Pounds For Customers And Increase Sales For Franchisees »

July 29, 2014 at 5:35AM PDT | Source: Max Muscle Sports Nutrition

(PRWEB) July 29, 2014 - For over 20 years, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition (MMSN) has developed a wide variety of private label nutritional supplements that cater to a myriad of consumers. These consumers range from triathletes to yogis, young adults to grandparents; and their repeat business is based off personal success from the use of MMSN products. The efficiency of each product is attributed to the formulation process, which is driven by science. Each ingredient has a purpose and effectively helps the consumer achieve their personal goals.
Over the years, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition has gained an outstanding reputation for their protein powders. These powders have successfully helped customers increase the efficiency of their workout efforts by gaining the muscle or loosing the fat they have always wanted...

Arby's New Mega Meat Stacks™ Take Handcrafted Sandwiches To New Heights »

July 29, 2014 at 5:28AM PDT | Source: Arby's

Protein-Rich Combinations Stack Up in Arby's Meatiest Limited-Time-Offer
ATLANTA - July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Arby's® delicious premium meats are united in restaurants nationwide to form the meatiest limited-time-offer in company history. Arby's new Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches offer different combinations of five delicious premium meats – roast beef, pepper bacon, turkey, ham and corned beef – in a trio of sandwiches. Available in Arby's restaurants nationwide for a limited time, the new protein-packed Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches include:

Triple Stack – turkey, roast beef, pepper bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on honey wheat bread.
Club Stack – ham, turkey, Swiss cheese, pepper bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on a harvest wheat bun...

Cartridge World Offers A Lesson In Printing 101 »

July 29, 2014 at 5:18AM PDT | Source: Cartridge World

Local Retailer Beats Big Boxes with Back-to-School Savings for Students
SPRING GROVE, Ill. - July 29, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Cartridge World, the world’s leading retailer of eco-friendly ink and toner printer cartridges, is making sure students get a passing grade when it comes to selecting the right printing supplies. In addition to buying college essentials such as text books and computers, a reliable printer and budget-friendly ink or toner are necessary when heading back to school.
"Students are so busy getting ready for college, they don’t have time to research printers," said Tom McLaughlin, marketing director at Cartridge World North America. "They can save a small fortune if they visit Cartridge World before stopping at a Big Box store...

Orkin Establishes Franchise In Quito, Ecuador »

July 29, 2014 at 5:15AM PDT | Source: Orkin

ATLANTA - July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Rollins Inc., a global consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, established a franchise in Quito, Ecuador.
Orkin Quito will offer commercial and residential pest control and termite services.
"We are proud to further expand Orkin's services in South America," said Tom Luczynski, Orkin group vice president of global development and franchising. "This is a great opportunity for Orkin to bring our services to a new city and country and provide customers in Quito with Orkin's customized services."
The franchise co-owners look forward to establishing the franchise operation in Quito to take advantage of the strong Orkin brand and related franchise support...

ServiceMaster Restore By Angler Participates In Fire House Poker Run For Charity »

July 29, 2014 at 5:04AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

Dayton, OH (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 - ServiceMaster franchises are not only dedicated to serving their communities with quality disaster restoration and cleaning services, but also to giving to the community by participating in charitable events. ServiceMaster Restore by Angler recently participated in the first annual Fire House Poker Run held in Greene County Ohio to benefit child victims of domestic violence. This event was held on Saturday July 19 and was organized by First Responders and Bikers Advocating Against Abuse (FRABAAA) to help raise funds for the “Shoe Barn Project” which provides shoes for children through the Greene County Children Services or the Family Violence Prevention Center. ServiceMaster Restore by Angler donated food to the Spring Valley Township Fire Station to feed the bikers participating in this event...

Military Veteran-Focused Franchise JDog Junk Removal Sets Stage For National Growth »

July 29, 2014 at 4:58AM PDT | Source: JDog Junk Removal

Strategic Partnership with Private Equity Firm Provides Capital Infusion, Management Support
WAYNE, Pa. - July 29, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - JDog Junk Removal, a full-service junk removal franchise offered exclusively to armed service veterans, active-duty members of the United States Military, and their family members, is expanding nationwide offering business ownership and employment opportunities for thousands of military veterans.
The company is the only U.S. franchise business devoted solely to military veterans and their families. JDog Junk Removal recently entered into a strategic partnership with Julip Run Capital, LLC, a Philadelphia-based private equity firm, to support the capital needs of the business and to help manage growth...

Ovation® Brands Names Robert Crews As SVP Of Marketing, Strengthens Executive Team To Further Brand Reinvention »

July 29, 2014 at 4:39AM PDT | Source: Ovation Brands

GREER, S.C. - July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ovation® Brands proudly announced today the appointment of seasoned marketing executive Robert "Rob" Crews as Senior Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Crews will oversee a team of in-house professionals, plus outside agencies responsible for all marketing, advertising and brand management for the entire Ovation Brands portfolio with a particular focus on reinvention efforts underway in the Ryan's®, Old Country Buffet® and Hometown® Buffet concepts. He will report to Anthony Wedo, Chief Executive Officer.
"Rob has a proven track record of reinvigorating legacy brands," Wedo said. "Since 2013, Ovation Brands has been in a reinvention phase with updates to our food, service and decor in several key markets...

Papa John's Celebrates The Summer Barbecue With Its New Spicy Pulled Pork Pizza »

July 29, 2014 at 4:15AM PDT | Source: Papa John's

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - July 28, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - While families are in the midst of their annual vacations or spending their day at the pool or beach, Papa John's is celebrating a favorite summer tradition, the backyard barbecue, with its new Spicy Pulled Pork pizza.
The Spicy Pulled Pork pizza has a unique flavor of slow-cooked pork with sweet Kansas City-style barbecue sauce, layered with a blend of spicy pepper jack and mozzarella cheese all on Papa John's signature fresh, hand-tossed crust, and finished with crushed red pepper for a spicy kick. The new Spicy Pulled Pork pizza is only $12 now through Sunday, Aug. 24.
"Along with vacations and long days at the pool or beach, one of the most popular traditions of summer is to gather friends and family and have a good old fashioned backyard barbecue," said Bob Kraut, Papa John's chief marketing officer...

Famous Dave's Elects David Mastrocola As Chairman Of The Board Of Directors »

July 29, 2014 at 4:11AM PDT | Source: Famous Dave's

Will Now Announce Q2 Earnings after Regularly Scheduled August Board Meeting
MINNEAPOLIS, July 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected David J. Mastrocola as the Company's Chairman of the Board, effective July 28, 2014.
David Mastrocola currently serves as Co-Founder and Advisory Chairman of Pleasant Lake Partners, LLC. He previously served as a partner and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs & Co., a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm, where he worked from 1987 until his retirement in 2009. During that period, he held a number of senior management positions in the Investment Banking Division, including heading or co-heading the corporate finance, mergers/strategic advisory and industrials/natural resources departments...

Dickey's Barbecue Pit In Germantown Celebrates Customer Appreciation Event Thursday »

July 28, 2014 at 12:53PM PDT | Source: Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opportunities Available

Customer Appreciation Event includes three chances to win free barbecue for a year
July 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // Germantown, MD - On Thursday, July 31 at 11 a.m., Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Germantown will reopen under new ownership. The new owner, Jim Hickin is an experienced Dickey's Barbecue Pit team member whose past experience includes roles as general manager of the Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Cortland, New York which he now owns.
"I'm excited to reopen Dickey's Barbecue Pit and give the people of Germantown the great barbecue and quality service we're known for," said multi-unit owner, Jim Hickin. "I've loved working for Dickey's and I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to fulfill my dream of owning multiple Dickey's Barbecue Pit locations...

Christian Brothers Automotive Opens New Location In Mooresville »

July 28, 2014 at 11:37AM PDT | Source: Christian Brothers Automotive

July 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // Mooresville, NC – Christian Brothers Automotive, the automotive repair shop creating a positive "culture shock" in town with its commitment to honesty and integrity, opened a new location this week situated at 688 Brawley School Road in Mooresville, North Carolina.
Located on Brawley School Road between Brawley Middle School and Parkway Plaza and across from Peninsula Baptist Church, the nearly 5,000 square-foot location includes nine service bays, as well as an upscale lobby with a home-charm décor that features leather couches, decorative lighting, artwork and hardwood floors. Christian Brothers also offers a new courtesy shuttle vehicle to transport you to and from work or home while your vehicle is being serviced...

Dunkin' Donuts Announces Plans For Seven New Restaurants In Duluth, Minnesota With New Franchisees Brian And Sharon Weidendorf »

July 28, 2014 at 11:31AM PDT | Source: Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts Opportunities Available

Leading Coffee and Bakery Chain Seeks Franchisee Candidates in Minneapolis and Mankato 
CANTON, Mass. - July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchisees, Brian and Sharon Weidendorf, to develop seven restaurants in Duluth, Minnesota and the surrounding areas. The first restaurant is planned to open in spring 2015.
Led by Brian and his wife Sharon, this new franchise group holds more than 30 years of experience in the real estate development industry. Joining this team is Pat Messina, a restaurant industry veteran, who will manage and oversee the daily operations for each restaurant...

DoubleTree By Hilton Enters Qixianling, China With Newest Resort Hotel »

July 28, 2014 at 11:00AM PDT | Source: Doubletree Hotels, Suites, Resorts

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hainan Qixianling – Hot Spring; Marks First Global Hotel Brand to Open in City of Qixianling
July 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // HAINAN-Baoting, China and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hainan – Qixianling Hot Spring, on the island of Hainan, the southernmost province of the People's Republic of China. Located in the heart of beautiful Qixianling Hot Spring National Rainforest Park, the 254-room hotel is ideally situated just 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Lingshui Railway Station and 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Sanya Phoenix International Airport. The hotel is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Hainan Gold Phoenix Hot Spring Resort Co...

Fatburger And Buffalo's Cafe Debut New Location In Islamabad »

July 28, 2014 at 10:53AM PDT | Source: Fatburger

All-American Burger Franchise Opens First Co-Branded Unit In Pakistan
July 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – Fatburger (www.fatburger.com), known for its juicy Hollywood burgers and Buffalo's Cafe, famous for its tasty wings and American-inspired cuisine, has opened its first co-branded location in Islamabad, Pakistan. The iconic restaurant and the savory wing cafe were brought to the capital by BIL Foods. This will be the second location to be opened by BIL Foods, a food and beverage distributor, who's first Fatburger unit opened in Karachi, Pakistan in January 2013.
As prominent global players, Fatburger and Buffalo's Cafe are dedicated to expanding into new locations and into diverse international markets. Currently, Fatburger has 150 locations in 32 countries with recent openings in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Istanbul, Turkey, while its sister brand Buffalo's Cafe has locations around the world in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, California and Georgia...

Buffalo's Cafe And Buffalo's Express Locations To Celebrate National Chicken Wing Day With A Scorching Deal »

July 28, 2014 at 10:47AM PDT | Source: Buffalo's Cafe

Popular Wing Franchise Offers Half Off Death Valley Wings
July 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – Buffalo's Cafe (www.buffalos.com), a family-friendly restaurant, and participating Buffalo's Express locations, a quick-serve model co-located with sister brand, Fatburger, invites all chicken wing lovers to see if they can handle the heat for National Chicken Wing Day. To commemorate the occasion, the Buffalo's family of wing concepts, will be offering half off Death Valley wings, which are the hottest of their tasty wing selections.
Participating Buffalo's Express locations include: Chula Vista (555 Broadway, # 1019, Chula Vista, CA 91910), Murray Hill (509 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10016), Crenshaw (5817 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90043), West Los Angeles (11090 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025), Pomona (3109 N Garey Avenue, Pomona, CA 91767) and Victorville (12478 Amargosa Road, Victorville, CA 92392)...

Gold's Gym Continues Aggressive Growth Strategy With Acquisition Of The Rush Fitness Complex »

July 28, 2014 at 10:30AM PDT | Source: Gold's Gym

Leading Authority on Health and Fitness Acquires All Twenty-Three Locations in Cities throughout Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina
DALLAS - July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, announced today that it has signed a new deal to acquire The Rush Fitness Complex – a regional gym chain boasting 23 clubs in communities including Knoxville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Dalton, GA, Greenville, SC, Asheville, NC and the Triad (north-central region of North Carolina). The deal is officially slated to close in the next month.
All 23 of the new locations will be corporate-owned, growing the brand's corporate-owned gym portfolio to 146, a 40 percent increase from the gym chain's 104 corporate-owned gym count from July 2013, just one year ago, and an 80 percent increase from its July 2012 count of 81 corporate-owned gyms...

Del Taco Establishes New Development Incentive Programs For 2014 »

July 28, 2014 at 10:12AM PDT | Source: Del Taco
Del Taco Opportunities Available

Significant Incentives for Franchisees Developing in New Markets as well as Minorities and Veterans
July 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // Lake Forest, California – Del Taco, a leader in the Mexican quick service restaurant category, has announced its new franchise development incentive programs for 2014, its 50th anniversary year. With these significant incentives in place, the company looks to build on record sales at its more than 550 restaurants nationwide, and partner with multi-unit operators to bring Del Taco's fresh, made-to-order food to guests across the country.
"This past year has been a historic one for Del Taco in regard to both sales and guest satisfaction metrics," said Paul Murphy, CEO of Del Taco. "Our franchisees continue to execute Del Taco's proven system effectively, and we're looking forward to leveraging this success to grow the brand in 2014 and beyond...

Hurricane Grill & Wings® Shows Rapid Florida Growth With New Multi-Unit Development Agreements »

July 28, 2014 at 9:59AM PDT | Source: Hurricane Grill & Wings

Family-Friendly Dining Franchise Continues Home State Expansion
July 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Hurricane Grill & Wings®, an island-inspired restaurant franchise famous for its never-frozen, jumbo wings and more than 35 original flavors, announced the signing of two new multi-unit development agreements in Orlando, Fla. in addition to a new corporate-owned store totaling 9 new locations in the city.
"The Hurricane Grill & Wings brand is proud to have signed two multi-unit development agreements in Orlando," said Martin O’Dowd, president, Hurricane Grill & Wings. "Hurricane Grill & Wings is growing rapidly and the Orlando market is an area that the brand has targeted for both corporate and franchised growth...

McAlister's Deli Brings Back Popular Tumblers And Hosts Sweepstakes To Celebrate 25 Years Of Genuine Hospitality »

July 28, 2014 at 9:46AM PDT | Source: McAlister's Deli
McAlister's Deli Opportunities Available

Award-Winning Fast Casual Chain Offers Lucky Tea Freaks Chance to Win Gift Cards, Trip to Atlanta and Dinner with Corporate Chef 
July 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // Alpharetta, Ga. - McAlister's® Deli™, a leading fast casual restaurant, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer. Through Aug. 15, the award-winning chain will offer new, limited-time tumblers at all participating locations across the country. In addition, guests can enter McAlister's 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes for a chance to win $25 gift cards and the grand prize - a trip to Atlanta and dinner with McAlister's executive chef, David Groll.*
With the purchase of each anniversary tumbler, guests will receive a 25th Anniversary scratch-off ticket...

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Announces Grand Opening Of Rapid City, SD Location »

July 28, 2014 at 9:27AM PDT | Source: Blaze Pizza

Free Pizzas for Blaze Pizza Fans on Friday, August 1
LOS ANGELES, CA - (Marketwired - Jul 28, 2014) - Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza, the largest and fastest growing build-your-own artisanal pizza chain, today announced the Thursday, July 31 opening of its newest location in Rapid City at the Rushmore Crossing Shopping Center. To celebrate, the company is set to offer FREE build-your-own artisanal pizzas on Friday, August 1, between 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. to anyone who follows Blaze Pizza on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. The new 2,500 sq ft restaurant, located at 1325 Eglin St., features an outdoor patio for afternoon and evening dining, and is near Scheels Sporting Goods and Target.
Blaze Pizza uses an interactive ordering format that allows guests to customize one of the menu's signature pizzas or create one of their own, choosing from a wide selection of fresh, artisanal ingredients - all for under $8...



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